• Things to Do When Sand Clogging Your Drains
    Around The House,  Guest Post,  Home Improvement

    Things to Do When Sand Clogging Your Drains

    Living near the beach comes with a lot of perks. When you live where other people vacation, every day is a new opportunity for fun and relaxation. Too often, though, sandy days on the beach lead to sand tracked into your car, onto your floors, and into your drains. There’s nothing quite like the relaxing feel of a clean shower after a long day in the sun but rushing to the bathroom as soon as you get home from the beach could lead to an expensive clog. The way that water flows through drainpipes leaves plenty of chances for particulate matter like sand to build up inside the drain. Older…

  • 5 Qualifications to Look for in a Garage Door Repair Company
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    5 Qualifications to Look for in a Garage Door Repair Company

    It’s quite probable that the garage is the least appreciated of all the rooms in your house. It’s not as glamorous as your stylish living room. It’s not as fun and inviting as your kitchen. It’s not as relaxing as your bathroom, and certainly not as peaceful as your bedroom. Yet it houses and protects the second most expensive item next to your house: your vehicle or vehicles. It can also house your gardening equipment, and expensive tools. According to marketing expert and writer, Nur Hossen Arif, garages need to be treated with the same respect you treat the rest of your home. Taken a step further, a chic and…

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Residential Propane Gas Use & Storage
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    The Do’s and Don’ts of Residential Propane Gas Use & Storage

    When using propane gas, the containers can be as small as a 20lb. bottle – which might be used for a BBQ in the backyard – but equally, they can be 120-gallon (420 lbs.) bottles. Nevertheless, regardless of the bottle size, many of the same precautions apply to keep everyone safe. Here are some of the main do’s and don’ts for propane use and storage. Do Source a Local, High-Quality Supplier While propane is a more affordable energy source than electricity, it’s still not used by everyone. Therefore, it’s beneficial to seek out a responsible, conscientious local supplier to obtain Orlando propane gas at a reasonable rate. Propane must be…

  • How to Find the Best Cheap Wall Mirrors
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    How to Find the Best Cheap Wall Mirrors?

    Cheap wall mirrors in Brisbane come in a wide range of designs. These wall hangings can be used to reflect light in areas where the sunlight is not strong enough. It gives the feeling that one is inside the house. There are different sizes and shapes of cheap wall mirror in Brisbane to choose from. Some can be expensive, but it all depends on what the designer has done with it. Round shaped mirrors are usually hung on the walls of guest rooms. Round wall mirrors are usually circular in shape and come in many distinct colors. There are different materials to these mirrors. Some are made from glass, while others…

  • 5 Great Cleaning Tips for Christmas and New Years
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    5 Great Cleaning Tips for Christmas and New Years

    I received product to review and was compensated for my honest review. My opinions are 100% mine.  First off, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all. With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you may or may not invite family and friends over. Either way, we still want our home to be clean. In our household, we usually take time to have everything spotless because we know we’ll make a mess again. With all the wrapping papers being torn apart and boxes being tossed around, things get messy quickly. We turn around and spend the next couple days to have things clean for the new year. We were taught as…

  • The WORX 4V Screwdriver Makes a Perfect Gift for Anyone
    Around The House,  Product Reviews,  Technology,  Tools

    The WORX 4V Screwdriver Makes a Perfect Gift for Anyone

    Have you ever been working on something and you send someone to get a certain type of screwdriver? How about using a large drill and having to change the bits? We all have been through that and it can be very frustrating at times. With technology becoming more advanced, we now have screwdrivers that are convenient to use at any time.  The WORX 4V Screwdriver brings the convenience and efficiency of digital torque control to any homeowner’s toolbox, kitchen drawer or automobile glove box. Unlike a bulky drill-driver, the WORX 4V Screwdriver weighs only 1.5 lbs. with a compact, circular, lean body. The power screwdriver’s internal 4V Max lithium 1.5…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

    As a parent, we do everything possible to get our kids almost anything they want for Christmas. We spend our hard earned money on things for our kids because a lot of us didn’t have them. Honestly, seeing the smiles and happiness on our kids is what drives us to do what we do. While spoiling our kids, we tend to go without things that we wouldn’t mind having. With that said, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t a lot of things we wouldn’t love to have. The year 2020 was one definitely for the books, but these quarantine times were good to spend quality time with family. Being home…

  • How to Disinfect a Mattress In 4 Easy Steps
    Around The House,  Cleaning

    How to Disinfect a Mattress In 4 Easy Steps

    Did you clean your mattress during the last week, month, or year? Research shows that people are 75% more excited about sleeping on clean bed sheets, according to the Sleep Foundation. Besides clean beddings, one might consider a perfect mattress selection guide to also include the importance of a clean mattress. A mattress’s average lifespan is about eight years, whether it’s foam, latex, or hybrid. Clean mattresses not only can help to keep you comfortable but also extend how long the mattress lasts. This helps to protect your investment, so you’ll have a tidy and durable sleeping surface. The process of cleaning a memory foam mattress, for example, is actually…

  • 4 Plumbing Tips for Moving Into a New Home
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    4 Plumbing Tips for Moving Into a New Home

    Moving to a new home can be very stressful, especially considering the fact that you might find some surprises. Many times, people overlook some important aspects when purchasing property. One of those key facets is the plumbing system itself. On the outside, a good-looking pipe system might give you the impression that everything’s in order. However, once you actually move in and start using appliances, you might notice leaks, mold, and other undesirable elements. To fix this, or to avoid it entirely, follow these tips that are guaranteed to make your life a little easier. Check the Internal Stop Tap In case of an emergency, you’ll need a way to…

  • 6 Easy Fixes for a Water Heater Pilot Light
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    6 Easy Fixes for a Water Heater Pilot Light

    Has your gas water heater stopped working? Then, there’s a chance that the water heater pilot light, that ignites the gas, might have been faulty. Basically, the pilot light turns up and ignites the gas. So, the water tank can get heated. If the water heater pilot light goes off, then the water heater won’t work at all. And, when the pilot light doesn’t stay lit, your water heater loses its potential to serve you hot water. On the other hand, it can lead to gas build-up in the water heater. To prevent any dreadful consequences, it’s better to avail fixes for the water heater pilot light. Here’s what you…

  • It’s Snow Fun: Preparing Your Home For A Snowstorm
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    6 Things to Do When Preparing Your Home For A Snowstorm

    While many of us look forward to the snow, this weather can bring with it a number of problems from leaks to plumbing issues. As winter fast approaches, now could be the time to prepare. Here are just some of the ways in which you can prepare your home for a snowstorm. Fix up any roof damage You don’t want to have any cracks in your roof when the snow starts settling. If there are cracks, you’ll soon end up with a leak. The cold weather could also make these cracks worse, leading to even greater leaks in the future. All in all, you don’t want this to happen. If…

  • How to Make Your First Roof DIY Repair
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    How to Make Your First Roof DIY Repair

    Do you need to make some quick repairs on your roof, but are a complete novice in this field? Don’t worry, roof repairs are much more comfortable than it may seem, and some things you’re likely to be able to complete on your own. Below are some DIY roof repair tips for the inexperienced. Clean the Debris from the Gutter Gutters channel water from the roof to the sewers. One problem commonly occurs with the gutters, and this is debris. Leaves, plastic bags that fly on the wind, sometimes even dead birds or rats, all can clog the drain. This can create a small pond on your roof, resulting in…